Oct 11, '14

Butagumi tonkatsu

pork fillet
Pork fillet

Butagumi ( 2-24-9 Nishiazabu, Minato, Tokyo 106-0031, tel. +81 3-5466-6775 ), a tonkatsu paradise 5 minutes walk off the main Roppongi road, is where all the best pigs of Japan go when they die. Think of a double-sided menu, all dedicated for pork fillets and sirloins from various Japanese regions. Good pork cutlet, served with its special sauce and shredded cabbage, can be a very satisfying dish, especially when the sirloin is this fine as the one from Kagoshima in the picture above. P.S. They say,  Butagumi is the favorite place of David Chang…

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